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2018 Remembrances with the Political Junkie

Written by Fred Vigeant, Director of Programming and Promotions for TV and Radio | Dec 26, 2018 11:01 AM

As 2018 draws to a close, Political Junkie Ken Rudin remembers the lawmakers and newsmakers from the world of politics who passed away this year. Ken interviews their colleagues, friends and the journalists who covered them, to reflect on their passions and chronicle their accomplishments.

Join us for the Political Junkie 2018 Remembrances Special, as we recount these individuals' contributions to political history, and honor their commitments to public service.

Ken's guests include:

  • Stu Rothenberg, founding editor and publisher of The Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report
  • Jill Lawrence, commentary editor for USA Today
  • Former Sen. Alan Simpson (R-Wyo.), remembering President George H.W. Bush
  • Mike Murphy, Republican strategist, remembering Sen. John McCain
  • Paul Begala, Democratic strategist, remembering Sen. Zell Miller
  • Rep. Paul Tonko (D-N.Y.), remembering Rep. Louise Slaughter
  • Mara Liasson, national political correspondent at NPR, remembering Charles Krauthammer

Political Junkie 2018 Remembrances Special airs on WITF 89.5 & 93.3 Monday December 31 at 9:00am and 7:00pm.

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